100 Bible Verses about Gathering Together

Hebrews 10:24-25 ESV / 751 helpful votes

And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works, not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day drawing near.

Matthew 18:20 ESV / 550 helpful votes

For where two or three are gathered in my name, there am I among them.”

Hebrews 10:25 ESV / 344 helpful votes

Not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day drawing near.

Colossians 3:16 ESV / 283 helpful votes

Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, singing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, with thankfulness in your hearts to God.

1 Corinthians 14:26 ESV / 227 helpful votes

What then, brothers? When you come together, each one has a hymn, a lesson, a revelation, a tongue, or an interpretation. Let all things be done for building up.

Matthew 12:30 ESV / 177 helpful votes

Whoever is not with me is against me, and whoever does not gather with me scatters.

1 Thessalonians 5:11 ESV / 160 helpful votes

Therefore encourage one another and build one another up, just as you are doing.

1 Peter 2:9 ESV / 151 helpful votes

But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for his own possession, that you may proclaim the excellencies of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light.

Acts 2:1 ESV / 147 helpful votes

When the day of Pentecost arrived, they were all together in one place.

Acts 2:42-47 ESV / 142 helpful votes

And they devoted themselves to the apostles' teaching and the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and the prayers. And awe came upon every soul, and many wonders and signs were being done through the apostles. And all who believed were together and had all things in common. And they were selling their possessions and belongings and distributing the proceeds to all, as any had need. And day by day, attending the temple together and breaking bread in their homes, they received their food with glad and generous hearts, ...

Psalm 50:5 ESV / 136 helpful votes

“Gather to me my faithful ones, who made a covenant with me by sacrifice!”

Hebrews 10:19-25 ESV / 122 helpful votes

Therefore, brothers, since we have confidence to enter the holy places by the blood of Jesus, by the new and living way that he opened for us through the curtain, that is, through his flesh, and since we have a great priest over the house of God, let us draw near with a true heart in full assurance of faith, with our hearts sprinkled clean from an evil conscience and our bodies washed with pure water. Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for he who promised is faithful. ...

Hebrews 12:1 ESV / 118 helpful votes

Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us,

Luke 21:34-36 ESV / 113 helpful votes

“But watch yourselves lest your hearts be weighed down with dissipation and drunkenness and cares of this life, and that day come upon you suddenly like a trap. For it will come upon all who dwell on the face of the whole earth. But stay awake at all times, praying that you may have strength to escape all these things that are going to take place, and to stand before the Son of Man.”

Acts 2:42 ESV / 110 helpful votes

And they devoted themselves to the apostles' teaching and the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and the prayers.

Deuteronomy 31:12-13 ESV / 105 helpful votes

Assemble the people, men, women, and little ones, and the sojourner within your towns, that they may hear and learn to fear the Lord your God, and be careful to do all the words of this law, and that their children, who have not known it, may hear and learn to fear the Lord your God, as long as you live in the land that you are going over the Jordan to possess.”

1 Corinthians 14:33 ESV / 101 helpful votes

For God is not a God of confusion but of peace. As in all the churches of the saints,

Hebrews 10:24 ESV / 92 helpful votes

And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works,

Psalm 133:1 ESV / 82 helpful votes

A Song of Ascents. Of David. Behold, how good and pleasant it is when brothers dwell in unity!

Hebrews 3:13 ESV / 81 helpful votes

But exhort one another every day, as long as it is called “today,” that none of you may be hardened by the deceitfulness of sin.

Revelation 20:4 ESV / 78 helpful votes

Then I saw thrones, and seated on them were those to whom the authority to judge was committed. Also I saw the souls of those who had been beheaded for the testimony of Jesus and for the word of God, and those who had not worshiped the beast or its image and had not received its mark on their foreheads or their hands. They came to life and reigned with Christ for a thousand years.

Hebrews 2:14 ESV / 76 helpful votes

Since therefore the children share in flesh and blood, he himself likewise partook of the same things, that through death he might destroy the one who has the power of death, that is, the devil,

Acts 2:46 ESV / 63 helpful votes

And day by day, attending the temple together and breaking bread in their homes, they received their food with glad and generous hearts,

Matthew 24:1-51 ESV / 57 helpful votes

Jesus left the temple and was going away, when his disciples came to point out to him the buildings of the temple. But he answered them, “You see all these, do you not? Truly, I say to you, there will not be left here one stone upon another that will not be thrown down.” As he sat on the Mount of Olives, the disciples came to him privately, saying, “Tell us, when will these things be, and what will be the sign of your coming and of the close of the age?” And Jesus answered them, “See that no one leads you astray. For many will come in my name, saying, ‘I am the Christ,’ and they will lead many astray. ...

Exodus 20:8-11 ESV / 56 helpful votes

“Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy. Six days you shall labor, and do all your work, but the seventh day is a Sabbath to the Lord your God. On it you shall not do any work, you, or your son, or your daughter, your male servant, or your female servant, or your livestock, or the sojourner who is within your gates. For in six days the Lord made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that is in them, and rested on the seventh day. Therefore the Lord blessed the Sabbath day and made it holy.

1 John 1:7 ESV / 54 helpful votes

But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus his Son cleanses us from all sin.

John 3:16 ESV / 54 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.

2 Thessalonians 2:1 ESV / 53 helpful votes

Now concerning the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ and our being gathered together to him, we ask you, brothers,

Matthew 24:31 ESV / 53 helpful votes

And he will send out his angels with a loud trumpet call, and they will gather his elect from the four winds, from one end of heaven to the other.

Matthew 18:19-20 ESV / 53 helpful votes

Again I say to you, if two of you agree on earth about anything they ask, it will be done for them by my Father in heaven. For where two or three are gathered in my name, there am I among them.”

Ephesians 5:19 ESV / 52 helpful votes

Addressing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody to the Lord with your heart,

1 Corinthians 5:4 ESV / 50 helpful votes

When you are assembled in the name of the Lord Jesus and my spirit is present, with the power of our Lord Jesus,

1 Peter 3:8 ESV / 49 helpful votes

Finally, all of you, have unity of mind, sympathy, brotherly love, a tender heart, and a humble mind.

Acts 20:7 ESV / 49 helpful votes

On the first day of the week, when we were gathered together to break bread, Paul talked with them, intending to depart on the next day, and he prolonged his speech until midnight.

1 John 1:3 ESV / 48 helpful votes

That which we have seen and heard we proclaim also to you, so that you too may have fellowship with us; and indeed our fellowship is with the Father and with his Son Jesus Christ.

Matthew 10:28 ESV / 46 helpful votes

And do not fear those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul. Rather fear him who can destroy both soul and body in hell.

Galatians 6:2 ESV / 44 helpful votes

Bear one another's burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ.

Romans 12:4-5 ESV / 43 helpful votes

For as in one body we have many members, and the members do not all have the same function, so we, though many, are one body in Christ, and individually members one of another.

John 3:16-17 ESV / 43 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.

Isaiah 1:1-31 ESV / 42 helpful votes

The vision of Isaiah the son of Amoz, which he saw concerning Judah and Jerusalem in the days of Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah, kings of Judah. Hear, O heavens, and give ear, O earth; for the Lord has spoken: “Children have I reared and brought up, but they have rebelled against me. The ox knows its owner, and the donkey its master's crib, but Israel does not know, my people do not understand.” Ah, sinful nation, a people laden with iniquity, offspring of evildoers, children who deal corruptly! They have forsaken the Lord, they have despised the Holy One of Israel, they are utterly estranged. Why will you still be struck down? Why will you continue to rebel? The whole head is sick, and the whole heart faint. ...

Leviticus 8:4 ESV / 42 helpful votes

And Moses did as the Lord commanded him, and the congregation was assembled at the entrance of the tent of meeting.

2 Thessalonians 2:1-2 ESV / 41 helpful votes

Now concerning the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ and our being gathered together to him, we ask you, brothers, not to be quickly shaken in mind or alarmed, either by a spirit or a spoken word, or a letter seeming to be from us, to the effect that the day of the Lord has come.

Genesis 1:10 ESV / 40 helpful votes

God called the dry land Earth, and the waters that were gathered together he called Seas. And God saw that it was good.

Matthew 16:18 ESV / 38 helpful votes

And I tell you, you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church, and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.

Psalm 55:14 ESV / 38 helpful votes

We used to take sweet counsel together; within God's house we walked in the throng.

1 John 2:27 ESV / 37 helpful votes

But the anointing that you received from him abides in you, and you have no need that anyone should teach you. But as his anointing teaches you about everything, and is true, and is no lie—just as it has taught you, abide in him.

Psalm 133:1-3 ESV / 37 helpful votes

A Song of Ascents. Of David. Behold, how good and pleasant it is when brothers dwell in unity! It is like the precious oil on the head, running down on the beard, on the beard of Aaron, running down on the collar of his robes! It is like the dew of Hermon, which falls on the mountains of Zion! For there the Lord has commanded the blessing, life forevermore.

Deuteronomy 16:16 ESV / 37 helpful votes

“Three times a year all your males shall appear before the Lord your God at the place that he will choose: at the Feast of Unleavened Bread, at the Feast of Weeks, and at the Feast of Booths. They shall not appear before the Lord empty-handed.

2 Peter 1:5 ESV / 36 helpful votes

For this very reason, make every effort to supplement your faith with virtue, and virtue with knowledge,

Colossians 2:2 ESV / 36 helpful votes

That their hearts may be encouraged, being knit together in love, to reach all the riches of full assurance of understanding and the knowledge of God's mystery, which is Christ,

Acts 12:12 ESV / 36 helpful votes

When he realized this, he went to the house of Mary, the mother of John whose other name was Mark, where many were gathered together and were praying.

Romans 12:10 ESV / 35 helpful votes

Love one another with brotherly affection. Outdo one another in showing honor.

Acts 1:14 ESV / 34 helpful votes

All these with one accord were devoting themselves to prayer, together with the women and Mary the mother of Jesus, and his brothers.

Matthew 24:22 ESV / 34 helpful votes

And if those days had not been cut short, no human being would be saved. But for the sake of the elect those days will be cut short.

Leviticus 23:3 ESV / 34 helpful votes

“Six days shall work be done, but on the seventh day is a Sabbath of solemn rest, a holy convocation. You shall do no work. It is a Sabbath to the Lord in all your dwelling places.

1 John 5:14-15 ESV / 33 helpful votes

And this is the confidence that we have toward him, that if we ask anything according to his will he hears us. And if we know that he hears us in whatever we ask, we know that we have the requests that we have asked of him.

Ephesians 4:3 ESV / 33 helpful votes

Eager to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.

Luke 4:16 ESV / 33 helpful votes

And he came to Nazareth, where he had been brought up. And as was his custom, he went to the synagogue on the Sabbath day, and he stood up to read.

1 Peter 4:9 ESV / 32 helpful votes

Show hospitality to one another without grumbling.

2 Corinthians 6:14 ESV / 31 helpful votes

Do not be unequally yoked with unbelievers. For what partnership has righteousness with lawlessness? Or what fellowship has light with darkness?

1 Corinthians 14:23 ESV / 31 helpful votes

If, therefore, the whole church comes together and all speak in tongues, and outsiders or unbelievers enter, will they not say that you are out of your minds?

1 Corinthians 10:17 ESV / 31 helpful votes

Because there is one bread, we who are many are one body, for we all partake of the one bread.

1 Corinthians 1:9 ESV / 31 helpful votes

God is faithful, by whom you were called into the fellowship of his Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.

John 6:13 ESV / 31 helpful votes

So they gathered them up and filled twelve baskets with fragments from the five barley loaves left by those who had eaten.

Ephesians 4:11-16 ESV / 30 helpful votes

And he gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the shepherds and teachers, to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ, until we all attain to the unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to mature manhood, to the measure of the stature of the fullness of Christ, so that we may no longer be children, tossed to and fro by the waves and carried about by every wind of doctrine, by human cunning, by craftiness in deceitful schemes. Rather, speaking the truth in love, we are to grow up in every way into him who is the head, into Christ, ...

Galatians 6:10 ESV / 30 helpful votes

So then, as we have opportunity, let us do good to everyone, and especially to those who are of the household of faith.

Romans 16:17 ESV / 30 helpful votes

I appeal to you, brothers, to watch out for those who cause divisions and create obstacles contrary to the doctrine that you have been taught; avoid them.

Mark 13:9 ESV / 30 helpful votes

“But be on your guard. For they will deliver you over to councils, and you will be beaten in synagogues, and you will stand before governors and kings for my sake, to bear witness before them.

Mark 2:27 ESV / 29 helpful votes

And he said to them, “The Sabbath was made for man, not man for the Sabbath.

Revelation 1:1 ESV / 28 helpful votes

The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things that must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John,

Matthew 24:20 ESV / 28 helpful votes

Pray that your flight may not be in winter or on a Sabbath.

Psalm 23:1-6 ESV / 28 helpful votes

A Psalm of David. The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters. He restores my soul. He leads me in paths of righteousness for his name's sake. Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me. You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; you anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows. ...

1 John 3:14 ESV / 26 helpful votes

We know that we have passed out of death into life, because we love the brothers. Whoever does not love abides in death.

Matthew 24:2 ESV / 26 helpful votes

But he answered them, “You see all these, do you not? Truly, I say to you, there will not be left here one stone upon another that will not be thrown down.”

1 Corinthians 3:13 ESV / 25 helpful votes

Each one's work will become manifest, for the Day will disclose it, because it will be revealed by fire, and the fire will test what sort of work each one has done.

Acts 2:47 ESV / 25 helpful votes

Praising God and having favor with all the people. And the Lord added to their number day by day those who were being saved.

1 John 4:12 ESV / 24 helpful votes

No one has ever seen God; if we love one another, God abides in us and his love is perfected in us.

Ephesians 5:30 ESV / 24 helpful votes

Because we are members of his body.

Romans 12:5 ESV / 24 helpful votes

So we, though many, are one body in Christ, and individually members one of another.

Matthew 18:19 ESV / 24 helpful votes

Again I say to you, if two of you agree on earth about anything they ask, it will be done for them by my Father in heaven.

Isaiah 1:18 ESV / 24 helpful votes

“Come now, let us reason together, says the Lord: though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they are red like crimson, they shall become like wool.

Hebrews 10:1-39 ESV / 23 helpful votes

For since the law has but a shadow of the good things to come instead of the true form of these realities, it can never, by the same sacrifices that are continually offered every year, make perfect those who draw near. Otherwise, would they not have ceased to be offered, since the worshipers, having once been cleansed, would no longer have any consciousness of sins? But in these sacrifices there is a reminder of sins every year. For it is impossible for the blood of bulls and goats to take away sins. Consequently, when Christ came into the world, he said, “Sacrifices and offerings you have not desired, but a body have you prepared for me; ...

1 Timothy 2:1-2 ESV / 23 helpful votes

First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for all people, for kings and all who are in high positions, that we may lead a peaceful and quiet life, godly and dignified in every way.

1 Corinthians 11:26 ESV / 23 helpful votes

For as often as you eat this bread and drink the cup, you proclaim the Lord's death until he comes.

Acts 20:28 ESV / 23 helpful votes

Pay careful attention to yourselves and to all the flock, in which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to care for the church of God, which he obtained with his own blood.

Acts 2:1-47 ESV / 23 helpful votes

When the day of Pentecost arrived, they were all together in one place. And suddenly there came from heaven a sound like a mighty rushing wind, and it filled the entire house where they were sitting. And divided tongues as of fire appeared to them and rested on each one of them. And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other tongues as the Spirit gave them utterance. Now there were dwelling in Jerusalem Jews, devout men from every nation under heaven. ...

Matthew 24:12 ESV / 23 helpful votes

And because lawlessness will be increased, the love of many will grow cold.

Exodus 20:8 ESV / 22 helpful votes

“Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy.

Revelation 3:20 ESV / 21 helpful votes

Behold, I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and eat with him, and he with me.

1 Thessalonians 4:18 ESV / 21 helpful votes

Therefore encourage one another with these words.

Revelation 1:1-20 ESV / 20 helpful votes

The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things that must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John, who bore witness to the word of God and to the testimony of Jesus Christ, even to all that he saw. Blessed is the one who reads aloud the words of this prophecy, and blessed are those who hear, and who keep what is written in it, for the time is near. John to the seven churches that are in Asia: Grace to you and peace from him who is and who was and who is to come, and from the seven spirits who are before his throne, and from Jesus Christ the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of kings on earth. To him who loves us and has freed us from our sins by his blood ...

Malachi 3:16 ESV / 20 helpful votes

Then those who feared the Lord spoke with one another. The Lord paid attention and heard them, and a book of remembrance was written before him of those who feared the Lord and esteemed his name.

Exodus 20:12 ESV / 19 helpful votes

“Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be long in the land that the Lord your God is giving you.

Ephesians 5:25 ESV / 18 helpful votes

Husbands, love your wives, as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her,

1 Peter 3:15 ESV / 17 helpful votes

But in your hearts honor Christ the Lord as holy, always being prepared to make a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you; yet do it with gentleness and respect,

Romans 12:16 ESV / 17 helpful votes

Live in harmony with one another. Do not be haughty, but associate with the lowly. Never be wise in your own sight.

Matthew 24:28 ESV / 17 helpful votes

Wherever the corpse is, there the vultures will gather.

1 Corinthians 11:17-34 ESV / 16 helpful votes

But in the following instructions I do not commend you, because when you come together it is not for the better but for the worse. For, in the first place, when you come together as a church, I hear that there are divisions among you. And I believe it in part, for there must be factions among you in order that those who are genuine among you may be recognized. When you come together, it is not the Lord's supper that you eat. For in eating, each one goes ahead with his own meal. One goes hungry, another gets drunk. ...

Romans 12:1-2 ESV / 16 helpful votes

I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship. Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.

Philippians 4:13 ESV / 15 helpful votes

I can do all things through him who strengthens me.

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